Mine Foreman: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in underground, surface, or pit mining. Oversees activities, such as timbering, roof bolting, track laying, undercutting, drilling, blasting, loading, and conveying of coal, ore, or rock. Develops work schedules and assigns work to subordinates.
Examines malfunctioning equipment and orders transfer of faulty unit to surface shop or orders repair at work site. Inspects section for hazards, such as gas, falling rock, squeezes, and poor ventilation, using devices, such as safety lamps, anemometer, and crowbar. Maintains records of production, area mined, and location of personnel and equipment. Orders and distributes supplies, such as bits, wire, machine parts, bulbs, and chalk. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules, and determines priority and sequence of operations. Interprets company policy to employees and enforces company policy and practices. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists employees in solving work problems. May recruit, hire, train staff, evaluate employee performance, and recommend or initiate promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action. Performs related work as required. May evaluate ore in precious metal mine.
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